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Translation of "call" - English-Spanish dictionary

call

verb /koːl/
to give a name to llamar My name is Alexander, but I’m called Sandy by my friends.
to regard (something) as llamar I saw you turn that card over – I call that cheating.
to speak loudly (to someone) to attract attention etc llamar Call everyone over here She called louder so as to get his attention.
to summon; to ask (someone) to come (by letter, telephone etc) convocar They called him for an interview for the job He called a doctor.
to make a visit hacer una visita I shall call at your house this evening You were out when I called.
to telephone llamar I’ll call you at 6 p.m.
(in card games) to bid. marcar, declarar
caller noun
visita, visitante caller unknown.
calling noun
(formal) a trade or profession vocación; profesión Teaching is a worthwhile calling.
call box noun
a public telephone box cabina telefónica There’s a call box opposite the hospital entrance.
call centre /ˈsentə/ /ˈsentər/ noun ( call center)
an office where a large number of people use telephones to deal with calls from customers, especially to take orders or to answer questions Centro de Llamadas The company has just opened a call centre/call center in India.
call for phrasal verb
to demand or require exigir This calls for quick action.
to collect pasar a buscar I’ll call for you at eight o’clock.
call off phrasal verb
to cancel cancelar, suspender, anular The party’s been called off.
call on phrasal verb
to visit pasar a ver, visitar I’ll call on him tomorrow.
to ask someone to speak at a meeting etc ceder la palabra a The magistrate finally called on the prosecution to open their case.
to ask someone publicly to something pedir The UN Secretary-General called on both sides to stop the fighting.
call up phrasal verb
to telephone (someone) llamar (por teléfono) He called me up from the airport.
give (someone) a call
to telephone (someone) llamar (por teléfono) I’ll give you a call tomorrow.
on call
keeping (oneself) ready to come out to an emergency de guardia Which of the doctors is on call tonight?
(Definition of call from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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